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Research Articles and Presentations


Jajodia, A. (2011). Dynamic Structural Equation Models of Change. In J. T. Newsom, R. N. Jones, & S. M. Hofer (Eds), Longitudinal data analysis: A practical guide for researchers in aging, health, and social sciences. New York: Routledge.

Jajodia, A., & Border, C. A. (2011). Memory predicts changes in depressive symptoms in older adults: A bidirectional longitudinal analysis. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, Series B, 66 (5), 571-581.

Mrnak-Meyer, J., Jajodia, A, Tate, S. R., Brown, S. A. (2011). Relations between alcohol and other substance use and severity of suicidal ideation. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Mrnak-Meyer, J., Tate, S. R., Tripp, J. C., Worley, M. J., Jajodia, A, McQuaid, J. R. (2011). Predictors of suicide related hospitalization among U.S. veterans receiving treatment for comorbid depression and substance dependence: who is the riskiest of the risky? Suicide and Life Threatening Behaviors, 41(5):532-42.

Borders, C. A., Earleywine, M. S., & Jajodia, A. (2010). Could mindfulness decrease anger, hostility, and aggression by decreasing rumination? Aggressive Behavior, 36 (1), 28-44.

Jajodia, A., Kendler, K. S., & Prescott, C. A. (2009). Academic performance in high school and alcohol use in male twins: Longitudinal relationships and genetic contributions. Poster presented at the Behavior Genetics Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Prescott, C. A., Jajodia, A, Young-Wolff, K. C., Luczak, S. E., Kendler, K. S. (2009). Gender differences in mediation of genetic risk for alcohol dependence by drinking motives. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.

Jajodia, A., Kendler, K. S., & Prescott, C. A. (2008). Mediation of the genetic link between social anxiety and heavy drinking by drinking motives. Poster presented at the 31st Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Conference, Washington, D. C.

Jajodia, A. & Earleywine, M. (2007). Predicting alcohol use: A nonlinear model with expectancies and memory associations. Dissertation thesis. University of Southern California.

Jajodia, A. (2005). Rethinking negative alcohol expectancies: A review and meta-analysis of findings. Qualifying examination thesis. University of Southern California.

Jajodia, A. & Earleywine, M. (2003). Measuring alcohol expectancies with the implicit association test. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 17, 126-133.


Litrownik, A., Proctor, L.J. & Yeh, M. (2018). Trauma and socioemotional development in foster youth: Lessons learned from LONGSCAN. In Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo & Nancy Trevino (Eds.). Handbook of Foster Youth. NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.


Proctor, L.J., Lewis, L., Roesch, S., Thompson, R., Litrownik, A.J., English, D., Arria, A.M., Isbell, P., & Dubowitz, H. (2017). Child maltreatment and age of alcohol and marijuana initiation in high-risk youth. Addictive Behaviors, 75, 64-69.

Dubowitz, H., Thompson, R., Proctor, L., Metzger, R., Black, M., English, D., & Poole, G. (2016).  Adversity, maltreatment, and resilience in young children. Academic Pediatrics, 16, 233–239.


Proctor, L.J., & Dubowitz, H. (2014). Child neglect: Challenges and controversies. In J.E. Korbin & R.D. Krugman (Eds.), Handbook of Child Maltreatment. Springer Scientific.

LONGSCAN Investigators (2013). From science to practice: Findings from the LONGSCAN studies. Congressional briefing presented to staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Proctor, L.J., Aarons, G.A., Dubowitz, H., English, D., Hussey, J.M., Lewis, T.L., Thompson, R., Weisbart, C., Litrownik, A.J., & Roesch, S. (2012). Trajectories of maltreatment re-reports from ages 4 to 12: Evidence for persistent risk after early exposure. Child Maltreatment, 17, 207-217. Awarded Child Maltreatment Article of the Year 2012.

Proctor, L.J., Randazzo, K.V., Litrownik, A.J., Newton, R.R., Davis, I.P., & Villodas, M. (2011). Factors associated with caregiver stability in permanent placements: A classification tree approach. Child Abuse and Neglect, 35, 425-436.

Proctor, L.J., Skriner, L.C., Roesch, S., & Litrownik, A.J. (2010). Trajectories of behavioral adjustment following early placement in foster care: Predicting stability and change over 8 years. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 49, 464-473.

Proctor, L.J., Fauchier, A., Oliver, P. Ramos, M., Rios, M., & Margolin, G. (2007). Family context and young children’s responses to earthquake. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48, 941-949.

Proctor, L.J. (2006). Children growing up in a violent community: The role of the family. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 11, 558-576.

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